After slow start, Rodgers, Packers overwhelm Redskins 35-18

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers recovered from a poor start to throw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy and James Starks each ran for a score, and the Green Bay Packers came back to beat the Washington Redskins 35-18 Sunday in an NFC wild-card game.

Rodgers opened 1 for 8, and Green Bay’s first four drives ended this way: punt, safety, punt, punt.

Trailing 11-0, the Packers used a bit of hurry-up to score 17 consecutive points, then put the game away on the ground.

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Rodgers connected with Randall Cobb and Davante Adams for TDs. After rushing for only 17 yards in the first half, the Packers finished with 141.

Green Bay (11-6), which lost its last two regular-season games, will play at Arizona on Saturday.

NFC East champion Washington (9-8) had won four games in a row, but its season ends without a victory over a winning team.